Stormwater sand filters in water sensitive urban design

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dc.contributor.author Kandasamy, JK
dc.contributor.author Beecham, SC
dc.contributor.author Dunphy, AJ
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-15T07:27:23Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation Water Management - Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 2008, April, 161 (WM2), pp. 55 - 64
dc.identifier.issn 1741-7589
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12817
dc.description.abstract This paper investigates the suitability of sand filters for harvesting and treating stormwater for non-potable reuse purposes. A stormwater sand filtration device was constructed in a small urban catchment in Sydney, Australia. A sand filter is typically used in water-sensitive urban design (WSUD) as a component of a treatment train to remove pollution from stormwater before discharge to receiving waters, to groundwater or for collection and reuse. This paper describes an 18 month field study undertaken to determine the effectiveness and pollutant removal efficiency of a sand filter, and the differences in the pollutant removal efficiency of two grades of sand. A comparison of pollutant removal with previous literature on sand filters showed similar efficiencies but nutrient removal was higher than expected. A further unexpected result was that the coarse filter media performed as well as the fine media for most pollutant types and was superior in suspended solids removal. Improved modelling equations for predicting suspended solids and total phosphorus removal in sand filters are also presented in this paper.
dc.publisher Thomas Telford
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2014.01.057
dc.rights Permission is granted by ICE Publishing to print one copy for personal use. Any other use of these PDF files is subject to reprint fees. http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/content/article/10.1680/wama.2008.161.2.55 en_US
dc.title Stormwater sand filters in water sensitive urban design
dc.type Journal Article
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent Water Management - Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers
dc.journal.volume WM2
dc.journal.volume 161
dc.journal.number WM2 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 55 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 64 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Elec, Mech and Mechatronic Systems en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0905 Civil Engineering
dc.personcode 923340
dc.personcode 920569
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Civil Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition April en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000254065900002 en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.description.keywords Science & Technology
dc.description.keywords Life Sciences & Biomedicine
dc.description.keywords Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
dc.description.keywords Biology
dc.description.keywords Cell Biology
dc.description.keywords Life Sciences & Biomedicine - Other Topics
dc.description.keywords BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
dc.description.keywords BIOLOGY
dc.description.keywords CELL BIOLOGY
dc.description.keywords antioxidant
dc.description.keywords immune modulation
dc.description.keywords innate immunity
dc.description.keywords SCHISTOSOMA-MANSONI
dc.description.keywords FASCIOLA-HEPATICA
dc.description.keywords LIVER FLUKE
dc.description.keywords BIOCHEMICAL-CHARACTERIZATION
dc.description.keywords THIOREDOXIN PEROXIDASE
dc.description.keywords PARASITIC HELMINTH
dc.description.keywords CATHEPSIN L1
dc.description.keywords T-CELLS
dc.description.keywords INFECTION
dc.description.keywords EXPRESSION
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology/School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Technology in Wastewater Treatment
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
utslib.collection.history General (ID: 2)
utslib.collection.history School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (ID: 334)


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